Articles Posted in the " Movies " Category


  • Star Trek Into Feels… I mean, Into Darkness

    The following review has spoilers for Star Trek Into Darkness.  Only read on if you don’t mind being spoiled or have already seen the film. Remember how I said that I really really wanted some more Kirk and Spock interaction in Into Darkness?  Well I got it, but ouch!  Way to punch me right in […]


  • Just how racist is Iron Man 3’s “The Mandarin?”

    Casting white actors as characters of color is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood, whether they’re using hair dye and colored contacts to approximate a person of color (like with Private Vasquez in Aliens) or simply disregarding the character’s stated race and casting them as white (just about everyone in The Last Airbender and, arguably, Katniss […]


  • Review: Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3 premiered in the US tonight, officially kicking off Phase Two of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. And what a premiere it was. Stunning action, razor sharp wit and some well-timed character development made for a well-crafted and surprising third installment. Warning: This review contains major spoilers for Iron Man 3. Proceed at your own […]


  • Give Me a #!$?@*)% Black Widow Movie

    This last year has been an interesting one for women in comic book movies. We got Selina Kyle in The Dark Knight Rises and Natasha Romanov in The Avengers. Compare that to 2011, when the most prominent Marvel women on the big screen were Peggy Carter and Jane Foster of Captain America and Thor. Now, […]


  • Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 Spoiler Post

    It’s almost time for the beginning of Phase Two of Marvel’s epic Cinematic Universe project. Over the past several years, they’ve given us Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, all of which led up to the unbelievable The Avengers. Phase One was a smashing success, and […]




  • New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer – I Peed A Little

    The new Star Trek international trailer is out and it’s chock full of everything that I’ve been dying to see: more Benedict Cumberbatch, information about the plot, Benedict Cumberbatch, snarky Spock, badass Kirk, a highly involved and BAMFy Uhura, a loyal and concerned Bones, Benedict Cumberbatch, and just enough special effects to justify the cost […]


  • The Veronica Mars Movie: Why You Should Care

    A long time ago, we used to be friends. . . I’ll admit, I once took part in flooding the CW offices with bizarre mail in order to try and make my voice heard about a TV show.  Before Feathers for Castiel (you can stop now, guys, we’re getting our angel back) there were Cloud Watchers […]